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‘Spartacus’ Revival in the Works at Starz

Starz is plotting a return to ancient Rome, and to its first breakout original series. The premium cable outlet is developing a revival of/ sequel to Spartacus, the first original show to reach a wide audience. Series creator Steven S. DeKnight is writing the new take — Starz says it will “expand” on the original — […]

Ioane “John” King, Actor on Starz’s ‘Spartacus,’ Dies at 49

Ioane “John” King, who started as an extra on the Starz historical drama Spartacus before being elevated to the recurring fan-favorite role of Rhaskos, died on Aug. 16. He was 49. The actor’s passing was announced by his family on a Facebook page devoted to his battle with adenocarcinoma cancer. His sister Anne Wall told […]

‘Spartacus’ Alum Liam McIntyre Boards NBC Drama From Mark Burnett, Roma Downey

He'll play a guardian angel in drama pilot 'Unveiled.'

Oscars: French Composer Alexandre Desplat Gets Double Nomination

"It's like being hit twice in the head," says the eight-time nominee, who has yet to win an Academy Award.

Amazon Takes ‘Spartacus’ in Streaming Deal for Germany

Amazon Prime Instant Video in Germany will carry all three seasons of the Starz series, as well as the six-part prequel "Spartacus: Gods of the Arena."

Marvel’s Netflix Drama ‘Daredevil’ Taps New Showrunner (Exclusive)

Fellow "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" alum Steven S. DeKnight will take over the reins of the drama, while Drew Goddard will segue to Sony feature "Sinister Six."

Syfy Acquires Starz’s ‘Spartacus’

The cable network will begin airing an edited version of the Starz drama June 26.

‘Arrow’ Villain Signs With Innovative (Exclusive)

“Spartacus” alum Katrina Law plays Nyssa al Ghul on the DC Comics-based CW drama.

Sony Launches New AXN Networks Across Central Europe

Local-language versions of pay channels AXN Black and AXN White will bow in October.

TV Ratings: MTV Movie Awards Jump Double Digits Over 2012

UPDATED: Starz sees boosts for the series closer of "Spartacus" and the debut of "Da Vinci's Demons" on Friday; OWN draws a crowd to Saturday premieres "Iyanla" and "Life With La Toya."

Starz Revenue Declines Following Liberty Media Split

Net income for the year, however, has risen 7 percent.

Liberty Media Splits From Starz; Analysts Generally Bullish

"With this spinout, Liberty is positioning Starz in order to sell it," one analyst writes.